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Jan 12, 2013 6:00pm PST
is making a comeback. >> the u.s. government takes on star war fans. the obama administration saysrpp >> organizers of a gun show in san francisco said fear accounted for the huge crowd today. hundreds lined up for the gun show. it was fear of restrictions, not of a danger of society, that drove some buyers. >> we need to get them now before they take them away. >> did you just buy this or have one already? >> i have three at home. this is the fourth. >> because obama wants to take everybody's guns away. so they're down here buying ammo, buying guns and getting ready for the next revolution. >> ama: critics point out the same thing was said prior to president obama's first election, adding that not once in four years has sage gun restriction ever been introduced. >> a famous san francisco 79-year-old watering hole is re-opening next month. the gold dust lounge lot its lease last year. the owner moved to jefferson street. the lounge was scheduled to open last night. opening day, however, is now february 1st. >> just ahead, a cold snap moving in, cornell bernard is live in sonoma coun
ABC
Jan 7, 2013 3:00am PST
. >> yes. >>> as we have reported the obama administration is promising quick action on new gun control laws following the shooting at sandy hook elementary. it is clear plenty of people across the country want to get their hand on guns and now. abc's mark greenblat has more. >> reporter: the surging demand for guns drew so many to this gun show near los angeles over the weekend, the worry wasn't weapons but the size of the crowds. this father brought his daughter along to stock up. worried about looming gun reforms. >> we went through and came down here to got what we wanted before everything is illegal. >> reporter: closer to newtown, at least four gun shows canceled. the show went on though in nearby stanford, connecticut, even after the local mayor called the organizers insensitive. what did you say to the mayor? >> i say he is wrong. >> reporter: why is he wrong? >> this is a private thing. he shouldn't be expressing his opinion on it. >> reporter: "the washington post" reports a task force led by vice president joe biden is considering proposing universal background tracks for all
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 5:00am PST
in afghanistan over the next year. the "los angeles times" reports that the obama administration has not ruled out withdrawing all u.s. troops from afghanistan after 2014. there are right now 66,000 in the country and the pentagon is pushing if 9,000 in 2015 and others want 3,000 or fewer. >> coming up, a neighborhood squabble over wild turkeys. >> an invitation by facebook create as frenzy in tech circles. >> diet drinks promise to keep the pounds off, right, but research says there is another unintended >> a 5:53. holiday shoppers responded so well to a new pricing strategy they will keep it up. a new trend is to check out an item in a store and thing go back to the computer and buy it cheaper online. to beat it over the holidays target matched online prices and now it will continue that practice year round. target says if you see a price on a website for amazon or best buy or toys 'r us or walmart you can get the same rice in the target store. >> starting at the bolt only -- bottom for the worst films are out and "breaking dawn two" led with 11 nominations including worst picture and worse
ABC
Jan 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
obama administration is tougher on immigration enforcement than critics think. staying the administration spent $18 billion on programs run by the immigration and customs enforcement and border0q pro dex. all other agencies spent $14 billion. >> u.s. supreme court will not stop the government funding of embryonic stem cell research stem cell research. the high court refused to hear an appeal from expo two scientists challenging federal funding for the research18jf. lay lower court had thrown out the lawsuit. scientists claim it was violating the dickey wicker law, prohibiting taxpayer financing for work that harms an embryo. >> americans have kept health care spending in check saying the mj care tab stood at $2.7 trillion in 2011, latest year u.s. economy or>÷j 8600 for evy man, woman and child. >> just ahead this is a extraordinary step. the city in the mid west where it's now illegal to own a pit bull. >> looking south ward, we can see clouds and some sun. could there be rain coming our way? >> taking a look at rafk right now, we've seen light traffic everywhere÷u
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 4:00am PST
from washington. good morning, tahman. >> reporter: good morning, sunny and rob. the obama administration does not want to lose momentum for new gun legislation. they think now is the moment to act. so, the vice president is bringing together all of the stake holders this week at the white house. the white house is speeding up efforts to reach a consensus on new gun legislation. a task force on gun violence, headed by vice president biden, will meet with victim groups and gun control advocates today. and gun owners groups on thursday. >> it's not a problem that can be solved by any specific action. it encompasses mental health, education, as well as access to guns. >> reporter: with the one-month anniversary of the shooting at newtown, connecticut, approaching, washington is pressured to take immediate action. gabby giffords who was injured by a gunman two years ago, is taking a prominent role in the gun debate. giffords and her husband have pushed for congressional action, on mental health, high-capacity gun magazines and background checks to purchase a gun. >> i bought a
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
are like in washington with a preview. >> good morning, the obama administration does not want did lose momentum for new gun legislation. they think now is the time to act so the vice president is meeting with all the stakeholders at the white house this week. >> the white house is speeding up efforts to roach a consensus on new gun legislation. a task force on gun violence headed by vice president biden will meet this week with people on both sides of the gun debate, victims groups and gun safety organizations today and the national rifle association and gun owner groups on thursday. >> it is not a problem that can be solved by any specific action. it is a problem that encompasses issues of mental health, education, as well as access to guns. >> with the anniversary of the elementary school shooting fast approaching, washington, dc, is facing pressure to take action. former congresswoman gabrielle giffords is taking a prominent role in the debate. she and her husband have launched an effort to push congressional action on questions of mental health, high capacity gun magazines, and bac
ABC
Jan 13, 2013 2:00am PST
on building a death star anytime soon. morehan 34,000 people sign the petition calling on the obama administration to build the super weapon in a posting on the white house web site, the spice advisor says why waste money on a death star with a fundamental flaw that can be exploited by a one man starship. >> we have very cold temperatures. >> leigh: cold temperatures and clear sky. definitely bundle up, get ready for the freezing to take place overnight. live doppler 7hd telling you no returns right now. so clearing as well as west wind, calm conditions. temperatures are going to start to bottom out by early tomorrow morning. in fact here's a look at some of our expected lows. mid-to-upper 20s. that's about it. and santa rosa as well as napa. could be even colder in some of those sonoma valley areas. 38, expected low for san francisco, 33, oakland. mid-to-upper 20s in the east bay, and morgan hill, overnight tonight, getting down to 27 degrees. the entire state influenced by the cold air mass all the way down to southern california. san diego tomorrow, 56. al -- 58 in los angeles. s
ABC
Jan 13, 2013 11:00pm PST
is set for this week. >>> this week we will learn what the obama administration wants to do about guns in the wake of the connecticut shooting. vice president biden is is putting the finishing touches on a list of proposals. tomorrow he is expected to meet with members of the house of representatives. all of this as people flock to gun shows. >> the president of the national rifle association says the nra has enough votes at the moment to block a ban on military-style rifles. >> the likely hood is they are not going to get an assault weapons ban through coming. >> joe biden is set to liver his proposals for tougher laws to president obama this week. she expected to recommend reinstituting the assault rifle ban. one was passed in 1994 and expired 10 years later with its effectiveness still debated. universal background checks are required only when a gun is purchased at a retailer. new checks would close the so-called gun show loophole and go even further requiring a check for any private sale of a gun. and limiting magazine clips. some call it a war on amo banning high capacity clips,
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
a break for a little while. >> labor secretary hilda solese is leaving the obama administration, saying she's submitted her letter to the president today, saying she made the decision to leave after discussing it can family and close friends. >> white house chief of staff jack lu is expected to be president obama's pick to lead the trer yuy department. sources say he's choosing lu because of his wide variety of experience, if confirmed he would replace tim think geithner. >> washington national cathedral began performing same-sex weddings today. the cathedral is the most prominent episcopal church, holding celebrations and fun ralz for former u.s. presidents. >> a sacramento woman found a stranger sleeping on her couch. she woke frup a sleep only to find some guy on the coach sound aleap with his feet up. she woke the man, told him sheets shees going get coffee, then came back and confronted whim a machete. >> you snead to sit here and you're going wait for the cops. you're going to jai. i was like no. son, you're staying right there.5éao i was like don't try to get up or nothing becau
ABC
Jan 12, 2013 11:00pm PST
on the obama administration to build the super weapon in a posting on the white house web site, the spice advisor says why waste money on a death star with a fundamental flaw that can be exploited by a one man starship. >> we have very cold temperatures. >> leigh: cold temperatures and clear sky. definitely bundle up, get ready for the freezing to take place overnight. live doppler 7hd telling you no returns right now. so clearing as well as west wind, calm conditions. temperatures are going to start to bottom out by early tomorrow morning. in fact here's a look at some of our expected lows. mid-to-upper 20s. that's about it. and santa rosa as well as napa. could be even colder in some of those sonoma valley areas. 38, expected low for san francisco, 33, oakland. mid-to-upper 20s in the east bay, and morgan hill, overnight tonight, getting down to 27 degrees. the entire state influenced by the cold air mass all the way down to southern california. san diego tomorrow, 56. al -- 58 in los angeles. south lake tahoe right now, minus two degrees. tomorrow they'll warm up to only 27 degrees. he
ABC
Jan 13, 2013 6:00am PST
on the obama administration to build the star wars weapon. but on a posting the science and space advisor wrote the u.s. does not support blowing up planets. he also added why waste taxpayer money on a death star with the fundamental flaw that can be exploited by a one-man star ship? >>> there are questions about -- the new miss america 2013. >> your new miss america is miss new york! [applause] >> mallory hagen won the pageant last night. she tap danced to win the price. again the prize. she will be supporting stopping child abuse. the first autistic miss american contestant also made history. online voters chose miss montana as a semifinalist, based on her contestant video. >> i thank you so much america for voting for me. i'm that much closer to becoming miss america. thank you so much. >> alexis may have won the popular vote, but the overall winner, mallory hagan, receives a $50,000 college scholarship. miss south carolina, by the way, was the first runner-up. >>> tomorrow on abc7 good morning america, robin roberts has a big announcement sure to make you smile. good morning america against
ABC
Jan 13, 2013 9:00am PST
anytime soon. more than 34,000 people signed a petition calling on the obama administration to build the star wars inspired weapon. but on a posting the science and space advisor wrote the u.s. does not support blowing up planets. he also calls with a waste of taxpayer money. >> #* >> your new miss america is miss new york! [applause] >> mallory hagan won the pageant last night. the panelingen was in vegas. she tap danced to win the prize. she will be supporting stopping child abuse. the first autistic miss american contestant also made history. online voters chose miss montana as a semifinalist, based on her contestant video. >> i thank you so much america for voting for me. i'm that much closer to becoming miss america. thank you so much. >> the winner who took home the crown, mallory hagan, receives a $50,000 college scholarship. miss south carolina, by the way, was the first runner-up. >>> tomorrow on abc7 good morning america, robin roberts has a big announcement sure to make you smile. good morning america begins tomorrow at 7:00 a.m. here on abc7. >> the golden globes are toni
ABC
Jan 10, 2013 1:40am PST
give me your college records. the obama administration didn't respond to that at all. but comedian bill maher did. he went on the "tonight" show in light of what trump did and said you know what? i'll donate $5 million to a charity if trump can prove he's not the spawn of his mother having sex with an orangutan. so he took a nasty swipe at the donald. now guess what? the donald has fired back. he sent a copy of his new york city birth certificate to bill maher. there's donald's birth certificate. and donald is saying write that $5 million to charity. >> it was a joke, trump. it's bill maher. >> interesting. >> never lose your sense of humor. donald trump. >> those are two media -- not media bashful guys. that is not over. >> i agree. >>> mark wahlberg, he has so many talented. especially in the chest area, very talented. but if he loses his day job as a movie star, he could be a tv anchor. look at that. he basically just bum-rushed the weather forecast here at a local news station. so that's making news, the weatherman. >> having a little fun at the local media's expense. that's not bad
ABC
Jan 8, 2013 7:00am PST
. >>> first, let's go back to josh in miami. >> we're going to begin with the obama administration moving forward with its plan to reduce gun violence. holding a meeting this week with gun groups and the gaming industry to discuss proposals. meanwhile, in an exclusive interview with diane sawyer, former congresswoman, gabrielle giffords and her husband, mark kelly, have announced their own campaign to keep guns out of the wrong hands. two years ago, today, giffords was nearly killed in the tucson shooting rampage. she says she wants to work with politicians to take on high-powered gun lobbyists and fight for responsible changes. and she'll be sharing more details with diane, tonight on "world news" and again on "nightline." >>> meanwhile, the only suspect being held in connection with the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya has been freed this morning. authorities in neighboring tunisia have released ali harzi because of a lack of evidence. four americans, including the u.s. ambassador, were killed in september's attack. the investigation in libya remains stalled. >>> some staggering, n
ABC
Jan 6, 2013 5:30pm PST
will stay on this. thanks. >>> we turn to the showdown in washington over president obama's nominee for secretary of defense. a senior administration source confirming it will be former republican senator chuck hagel. the announcement could come as early as tomorrow. one senator already calling this an in your face move. david kerley is at the white house tonight. >> reporter: as the president returns from hawaii, senior fishlgs tell abc news he will nominate former republican senator has chuck hagel as the next secretary of defense. >> chuck hagel is out of the mainstream of thinking, i believe, on most issues regarding foreign policy. >> reporter: today republicans raised red flags, continuing a campaign against chuck hagel. >> chuck hagel is not a responsible option. >> reporter: democrats too have been cold to hagel, a social conservative. republicans complain about his stand on affingts afghanistan -- that we went beyond our mission. and his opposition to the surge in iraq, saying it -- >> represents the most dangerous foreign policy blunder in this country since vietnam if it'
ABC
Jan 11, 2013 4:00am PST
. >>> also, new details this morning about the secret service prostitution scandal ahead of president obama's visit to colombia last year. a justice department report found three drug enforcement administration agents had paid for sexual services. now, two of those agents hired a prostitute for a visiting secret service supervisor. the agents used their d.e.a. blackberries to arrange the encounters and later tried to delete the information. >>> and after a voft visit to the pentagon yesterday, hamid karzai meets at the white house today with president obama. the u.s. drawdown in afghanistan through next year is on the top of the agenda in all of karzai's meetings. leon panetta said, the u.s. is in, quote, the last chapter of the afghan war. >>> here's something you don't see every day, snow blanketing the holy land. it was the biggest snowstorm in jerusalem in 20 years. all of the city's holiest sites were covered with several inches. eight people were killed this week as the storm battered the region. >> rare scene. >> the children were having fun. >>> when we come back this morning, a mis
ABC
Jan 7, 2013 6:00am PST
my -- micro computer chips. >> ahead, president obama and his second term, the two new faces he wants to join in his administration. >> trading is underway on wall street as investors react to a new foreclosure settlement tempered by other factors. the dow is down 66 points and we will >> radar shows across the state the south is clearing out. that is good news that way. most of the fog is going by the time you get there. another system is coming down that will scrape the northern part of our state with a slight chance of a shower. otherwise, partly cloudy and 39 in tahoe and mid-to-upper 50's for fresno and big sur, and the warmer spots is 60's, low-to-mid 60's in san diego, palm springs and los angeles. safe travels. >> how about a trip to new york? america" and now back to you kristen. >> there are interesting pictures of josh out there on the internet, we understand, this morning? >> somehow he managed to get a gig in miami for a football game that could be going on down there. >> there is a football game. go to alabama. >> talking about a picture of him with a mascots. interestin
ABC
Jan 13, 2013 4:00am PST
. >> reporter: noble concept, kind of thing obi-wan or obama wa nchn ki kenobi would have thought of. if that 25,000 agreed, the administration would sponz. but they began to petition for strange things from recognizing ping-pong as a school sport to deporting perceiers morgan for views on guns but the most popular idea of all. a petition to, quote, secure resources and funding and begin construction of a death star by 2016. the reason, to quote spur job creation and strengthen our national defense. nearly 35,000 people went online and agreed and the white house true to its word responded saying interga lactic domination probably isn't the best idea in the universe, first the price tag, a budget gusting 850 quadrillion dollars and the administration does not support blowing up planets and the best, why would we spend countless taxpayer dollars on a death star with a fundamental flaw that can be expolited by a one-man starship? all politics aside, they do have a point. and the white house response came from paul shawcross, the science and space branch. he said despite the white house's position,
ABC
Jan 13, 2013 8:00am PST
of staff who did not have washington political experience. >> dennis is on president obama's staff and security adviser -- >> solely on foreign policy and doesn't know political washington, and if they do that, i think it raises questions about -- >> that at no point in this administration have there been serious representation of what you might call the progressive economist wing, which is a pretty big part of obama's support. >> maybe jared bernstein. >> jared bernstein. >> now he's off the list and that's a little surprising, both given who brought him to the party and also the fact that that wing has been right about everything so far. right about interest rates and right about -- i don't have a problem with jack lew. seems like he's a tough negotiator. that's what you need in the treasury -- >> he's been questioned -- >> when you bring it up with the white house, what they say is we do have vigorous debates on the inside. it may look, you know, monolithic from the outside like we're all -- but there are differences. >> they talk to people from outside. >> they do, and they say
ABC
Jan 13, 2013 7:00am PST
. >> reporter: it was a noble concept, the kind of thing obi-wan or obama wan kenobi would have thought of. >> help me, obi-wan kenobi. you're my only hope. >> reporter: to go on to the website, and petition for change. if 25,000 citizens agreed, the administration would respond. but faster than a light sabre, people began petitioning for all kinds of strange things from recognizing ping-pong as a school sport to deporting piers morgan for his views on guns, but the most popular idea of all -- >> i have a bad feeling about this. >> reporter: a petition to, quote, secure resources and funding and begin construction of a death star by 2016. the reason? to, quote, spur job creation and strengthen our national defense. nearly 35,000 people went online and agreed, and the white house, true to its word, responded saying intergalactic domination probably isn't the best idea in the universe. first the price tag, a budget-busting $850 quadrillion and second, the administration does not support blowing up planets. and the best logical argument? why would we spend countless taxpayer dollars on a deat
ABC
Jan 11, 2013 1:40am PST
prostitution scandal ahead of president obama's visit to colombia last year. a justice department report found three drug enforcement administration agents stationed there had paid for sexual services for themselves and two of those agents hired a prostitute for a visiting secret service supervisor. the agents used their government issued blackberries to arrange those encounters and tried to delete the information. >>> now turning to sports. major league baseball players are facing an increased number of tests for illegal drugs. a deal between management and the deal between managers and the players means human growth hormone testing will be conducted throughout the season instead of just spring training. urine and blood tests will be administered and every player will be tested at least once when the new season begins. >>> another big weekend of nfl playoff football is starting with conference title games at stake. it starts tomorrow afternoon with baltimore visiting denver. then the green bay packers face san francisco. and on sunday, it's seattle at atlanta, followed by the texans taking on
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